Framework Agreement Description
The design, furniture and appliances framework provides soft facilities management services from a carefully selected range of qualified suppliers. This framework has a wide scope; from office furniture and redesign, to bedside equipment, white goods, smart vending solutions and water coolers. The framework accommodates single use, a bundled service or a one stop shop. The framework also offers consultancy services and service and maintenance.
Framework Agreement Information
When does the framework agreement start?
12 September 2019 - 11 September 2021
(With the option to extend for 12 or 24 months)
Who can take advantage of the framework?
The framework agreement is free to access for all UK Public Sector Bodies
What does the framework agreement cover?
The framework agreement covers a wide range of specialisms over 21 lots, utilising both SME and national providers, to deliver either a single service, bundled service or provide a one stop shop for a wide range of services:
LOT 1 - Workplace Consultancy Services including Turnkey workplace design and workplace surveys
LOT 2 - Interior Fit Out for Office, Retail and Front of house LOT 3 - Office and Residential Furniture varying from budget ranges to bespoke furniture requirements
LOT 4 - Bariatric Furniture
LOT 5 - Bedside Equipment e.g. bedside cabinets, wardrobes
LOT 6 - Storage Solutions e.g. shelving, racking
LOT 7 - Challenging Environment Furniture e.g. Dementia specific items such as clocks
LOT 8 - Anti-Ligature/anti-vandal Products and Accessories e.g. locks, handles and window fittings
LOT 9 - Ward Equipment e.g. trolleys, drugs & medicine storage
LOT 11 - Blinds, Curtains and Associated Products
LOT 12 - One stop Shop Furniture and associated products
LOT 13 - White Goods - Clinical e.g. Pharmacy fridges/freezers
LOT 14 - White Goods - Domestic and Commercial e.g. fridge freezers, washing machines and tumble dryers
LOT 15 - Smart vending solutions e.g. vending machines
LOT 16 - Water coolers
LOT 17 - Catering Equipment Solutions - Domestic
LOT 18 - Catering Equipment Solutions - Commercial LOT 19 - Catering Equipment Solutions - Servicing and Maintenance
LOT 20 - Commercial kitchen extraction and ventilation
LOT 21 - Commercial kitchen extraction and ventilation - Servicing and Maintenance
What are the benefits of the framework agreement?
• DIRECT AWARD OR MINI COMPETITION
Provides an OJEU compliant route to market and the flexibility to direct award to a single supplier or run a mini competition saving valuable time and resources.
• ADDITIONAL SUPPORT
NHS SBS can manage the mini competition process as well as provide extra guidance & support.
• QUALITY OF SERVICE PROVISION
The experience, expertise and quality commitment of suppliers is assessed during the tender evaluation, with performance and user satisfaction monitored on an ongoing basis.
• 'ONE STOP SHOP'
The framework provides the ability to source all your requirements as part of a single solution.
• COMMON TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Both customers and suppliers need only familiarise themselves with one set of contractual terms and conditions.
• COMPETITIVE PRICING
Capped ceiling pricing during the framework period to support budgeting and calculation of benefits realised.
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